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Akbar's Throne

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Title: Akbar's Throne
Author(s): Frederic, Louis
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Mughal Architecture-- Fatehpur Sikri-- Fatehpur-Sikri Diwan-i-Khas;architecture;interior
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: This throne is placed on a large pillar in the centre of the Diwan-i-Kas and consists of a circular platform connected with the galleries surrounding the hall by a sort of bridge on the hall's diagonals. The central platform is supported by thirty-six brackets, arranged in a circle around the capital of the pillar. Akbar used to sit here to preside over religious meetings. His ministers took their places on the galleries around the hall.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/182903
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-2276

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